NZ winery makes its mark in China challengeBy Villa Maria Dec 13, 2010 12:19PM UTC
We’ve recently received news of Villa Maria’s success at the China Sommeliers Wine Challenge held in Shanghai last month as part of Food and Hospitality China.
Winning gold medals in this show judged by these seriously talented international and Chinese Sommeliers is excellent news for us in the Chinese wine market.
New Zealand wine makes up just 1 percent of China’s imported wine market where Villa Maria works with one of the leading premium wine importers in the country,
2008 and Villa Maria Cellar Selection Chardonnay 2009. Noir Pinot 2010 and the Villa Maria Cellar Selection Riesling 2008 took gold medals whilst silver was given to Villa Maria Cellar Selection Blanc SauvignonBoth the Villa Maria Private Bin Summergate Fine Wines and Spirits who were recipients of the best importer 2010 trophy at the same show.
For all the results of the show check out http://www.fhcchina.com/en/index1_17.asp